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Eric William BASSETT

Regimental number996
Place of birthTurners Marsh, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTunnell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Bassett, Tunnell, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919

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